>On Sun, 15 Mar 98 16:06:04 -0800 Rich Measures <email@example.com> writes:
>>>On Sun, 15 Mar 98 12:35:50 -0800 Rich Measures <firstname.lastname@example.org>
>>>>- Eimac publishes no maximum grid-current rating for high Mu
>>>>nor recommends specific grid currents.
>>>The 3CX800A7 Eimac sheet recommends as "typical" 36ma CW and 16ma
>>>tone grid currents at an Ep of 2200VDC.
>>>Similar recommendations exist for numerous triodes; 3-500Z, 3-1000Z,
>>"Typical" means neither "maximum" nor "recommended", except possibly
>>within the Conyers city limits.
>Maybe not out in the land of fruits and nuts Rich. I consider typical and
>recommended to be synonomous.
>>>Maximum currents are not specified in the sheets but I have a copy of an
>>>Eimac letter to Amp Supply stating that 50ma is the absolute limit for
>>50mA is not even close to the rated 5w max. grid dissipation, Carl.
>Except the max according to the great god Eimac is 4W.
50mA is roughly 2w.
>Anyway I suspect
>they may have had a reason considering the ability of some hams when it
>comes to tuning. Something about a little caution saves dollars in
>>How about e-mailing me the JPEG image of this Eimac letter?
>Via Juno...no can do.
How about a xerox copy and snail mail? Would one greenback and a SASE
R. L. Measures, 805-386-3734, AG6K
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